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Michael Ball

In-network with

Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Ohio, Cigna, Oscar Health, Oxford, and United Healthcare

Specializes in

Anxiety, Depression, Relationship Issues, and Substance Use / Addiction

Great to meet you!

Michael earned his Bachelors and Masters degree in Social Work with a focus on mental health and substance use from The Ohio State University.

Michael has worked at a substance-use rehabilitation center as well as the department of veterans affairs. He later transitioned to private practice as a general provider.

Michael blends education with personalized problem solving. He believes in empowering his client with the tools they need to live their life the way they want to.

A bit about my approach to therapy

Michael works with anxiety, depression, trauma, communication and relationship issues as well as dissociative disorders.

Michael has internalized the importance of a strong therapeutic alliance and invests in his relationship with his clients. Michael has a laid back personality and prioritizes making his clients feel comfortable in sessions.

Some specific populaces that Michael enjoys are veterans, first-responders and people that work in competitive fields.

What you can expect from our first session

Clients can expect to gain understanding about the human emotional experience as well as a tailored approach to their own problems.

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Insurance carriers Michael accepts


More about Michael

MSW (Master of Social Work) at The Ohio State University College of Social Work
License type: LISW (Licensed Independent Social Worker)
Gender: Male
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Languages: English
Works with: Adults
More specialties: Bipolar Disorder, OCD, PTSD, Men's Issues, Trauma, Family Issues, Stress, and Anger Management
Modalities: Behavior Modification, Trauma Focused, Solution Focused Brief (SFBT), Mindfulness-Based (MBCT), Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Strength-Based, and Motivational Interviewing